A single strawberry contains approximately 7 milligrams of vitamin C, according to About.com. Ounce for ounce, strawberries are higher in vitamin C than oranges, with a 3.5-ounce standard serving of fresh strawberries containing approximately 59 milligrams of vitamin C, states SFGate.Know More
Because vitamin C degrades over time and when exposed to heat, fresh strawberries contain significantly more vitamin C than cooked or aged strawberries, explains SFGate. For example, a 3.5-ounce serving of canned strawberries contains only half the vitamin C found in a 3.5-ounce serving of fresh strawberries.
The U.S. Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine recommends adult males consume at least 90 milligrams of vitamin C per day and adult females consume at least 75 milligrams per day, according to Mayo Clinic.Learn more about Vitamins & Supplements
According to Mayo Clinic, consuming too much vitamin C is unlikely to be harmful or to cause an overdose. Too much vitamin C may, however, result in undesirable symptoms, such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal bloating, cramps, headache, insomnia and kidney stones.Full Answer >
Doctor's Best's Best Vitamin C, chewable Now C-500, Olympian Labs C-1000 and Infinite Labs Vitamin C are the top choices for vitamin C tablets at BodyBuilding.com. The Alliance for Natural Health USA recommends the Now and Olympian Labs brands.Full Answer >
The products with the highest amounts of overall vitamins (including vitamin C) are Garden of Life Vitamin Code for Men, Garden of Life Code Perfect Weight and Nature's Way Alive Max Potency Multivitamins, according to Labdoor tests. It should be noted, however, that the amounts actually present in the products were found to be less than claimed by the products themselves.Full Answer >
The highest concentrations of vitamin C are found in fruits and vegetables such as peppers and oranges, according to the National Institutes of Health. More vitamin C is available when these foods are consumed raw than when cooked.Full Answer >